Buffalo National River Partners

Working To Protect & Preserve America’s First National River


About BNRP

The Partners formed because of common interests in the Buffalo River. Our purposes, as stated in our mission statement, are dedicated to the promotion, appreciation, preservation and protection of the Buffalo River. The goals of the Partners are to provide volunteer and financial resources to Buffalo National River which will assist with a variety of projects to enhance facilities, improve visitor experiences and preserve the unique natural and cultural features of the Buffalo National River. Additionally, the Partners raise funds for specific projects and programs that assist the National Park... Read more →

Opening Weekend at Boxley Valley (October 7 and 8)

Each October thousands of visitors come to Boxley Valley to see the fall spectacular of changing leaves, elk bugling, tour the historic Boxley Mill and hike the trails.  Such was the case on October 7 and 8 as hundreds of people flooded the Valley Opening weekend for Boxley Valley programming was a great success with more than 1,000 interpretive contacts... Read more →

BNRP Teams Up with Ozark Humane Society for Trivia Night

  The Partners had a blast on October 17 at the fourth annual Humane Society Trivia Night.  We were glad to help out another non-profit with their fund raiser. Thanks to the following Partners that came out for this fun event to help a fellow non-profit:  Aletha Petty, Barry and Terrie Martindale, Ginger and Phil Milan, Melinda Caldwell, Chris and... Read more →

Buffalo National River Opens Boxley Mill–Weekends in October, First Weekend in November

Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – Buffalo National River staff and volunteers invite the public to Boxley Valley Historic District for weekend programming this fall. From 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM every Saturday and Sunday in October and the first weekend in November, visitors can step back in time and tour the historic Boxley Grist Mill, located just off of Highway... Read more →

Organizations Meet at Lost Valley to Pull Japanese Stiltgrass

On September 16th volunteers from thirteen organizations gathered to protect native wildflowers at Lost Valley.  The event was sponsored by Buffalo National River Partners. There, as in many natural areas, the native plants are being crowded, smothered, or shaded out by exotic plants.  These nonnative invaders have no natural predators and therefore spread uncontrollably.  Seldom of use to wildlife, they... Read more →

Buffalo National River Press Release–September 12

Press Release: Ozark Folklife Festival The Ozark Folklife Festival will take place on Saturday, September 23 at Tyler Bend from 10am to 5pm. We welcome everyone to celebrate the heritage of the Ozarks as this event brings traditional Ozark artists and craftspeople together in the park for a day of musical performances and demonstrations. Possum Juice, Harmony, Ozark Hellbenders, Rackensack Folklore, and Southern... Read more →